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Why Kenny G Is Going to Hold One Sax Note for an Hour

He wants to set a new world record, raise money

(Newser) - What's worse: being stuck on a flight with a crying baby, or being stuck on a flight with Kenny G as he holds one note on the saxophone ... for the entire flight? Certain lucky air passengers may soon find out, because the musician tells HuffPost Live that he's... More »

Kenny G: You Can Thank Me for the Frappuccino

Saxophonist says he encouraged Starbucks CEO to add the frozen drink

(Newser) - There's another reason for you to love Kenny G. Not only does he provide the world with smooth saxophone jazz, he also helped provide the world with the Starbucks Frappuccino, at least according to the musician himself. He was an early Starbucks investor, he explained this week in an... More »

Kenny G Annoys Both Sides in HK Protests

He backpedals after tweeting photo with protesters

(Newser) - With pro-democracy protesters and authorities locked in a weeks-old standoff in Hong Kong, the involvement of Kenny G turned out to be the last thing anybody needed. The jazz saxophonist—a huge star in China—appeared at a protest site in Hong Kong yesterday and tweeted a photo of himself... More »

Kenny G, Wife Separating

Will likely turn into a divorce: TMZ

(Newser) - Time to bust out a sad saxophone song: Smooth jazz musician Kenny G is splitting with his wife of 20 years. Balynda "Lyndie" Benson-Gorelick filed for a legal separation earlier this month in LA, citing irreconcilable differences. She wants full custody of the couple's son, 14-year-old Noah, People... More »

Kenny G: The Internet Is Not Dead

Saxophonist just loves him the Interwebs

(Newser) - It’s not often you get the pleasure of seeing Kenny G in the news, so smooth jazz enthusiasts, thank Prince for this one. The saxophonist recently responded to Prince’s declaration that the Internet is “completely over,” the AP reports . If the Internet is dead, “then... More »

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